Harald Ehrig

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHarald•Ehrig
Used nameHarald•Ehrig
Born6 November 1949 in Zwickau, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements181 cm / 95 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Harald Ehrig won his only major title at the 1970 European Championships singles. In 1972 he won an Olympic silver medal at Sapporo and was runner-up at the European Championships. In 1973 and 1975 he won bronze medals at the World Championships, placing fifth in 1974. After his active career Ehrig had a brief career as a coach until German re-unification, but later worked as a base manager for troubled youths in Hessia.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Luge GDR Harald Ehrig
Singles, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

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